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Le Paon Restaurant

73399 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260
760-610-5320
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Ranked #131 of 240 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

Service was a bit rushed but maybe that was because it was Christmas day and they wanted to get out early. I had the venison which was excellent and my husband had the whole Dover sole...both delicious. But when it comes to drinks, well we thought being a French restaurant they could mix a French 75. They finally figured it... More 

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Palm Desert, California, United States
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We arrived for a celebration dinner. The dining room was empty, so we though we would have great service. After ordering, one of the dishes served was not cooked properly and was sent back. When returned it was the same food re-heated and totally unacceptable. I was offered a replacement of the same dish which I rejected, but never given... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

you walk in and Antoine greats you, big smile and makes you feel like he had not seen you in a long time and it's your first time there. Decor great, out side eating, live piano, great music, Jeniffer the bartender, great, makes you feel at home, her drinks the best. bar menu and drinks good price and just enough... More 

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Indio, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

We invited two friends to experience the ambience of La Paon's Happy Night bar lighter fare & pricing in the bar. After paying the bill, one of our guests insisted on treating everyone to After Dinner Drinks. Since we had grown accustomed to paying $5 for a glass of wine/$20 for a bottle, we were completely unprepared for the prices... More 

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Palm Desert, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Lovers of French menu will enjoy La Paon for the patio overlooking el Paseo. There is a good wine list and many wel prepared meals.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

As a thank you present, we told our friends we would take them to any restaurant in the Coachella Valley of their choice. They chose Le Paon. Because of the mixed reviews on TA, I was unsure what our experience would be. From reservations to dessert and beyond, it was an evening to remember! The ambiance and décor are cool,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The food is prepared exquisitely with attention to detail. Very flavorful with traditional French flair. Service is impeccable, and the host is so warm and hospitable as if you were a family member. It might be a bit pricey, but the quality and atmosphere makes it a wonderful experience. Love this place, coming back again soon!!

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Richland, Washington
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79 reviews 79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

I actually was so disappointed with this restaurant. My girlfriend and i on a girls trip dined here. The restaurant is gorgeous. The food was wonderful. We were totally ignored by our waiter and when he did show, he apologized for not being available. We truly felt it was because we were two women that this happened and that hAd... More 

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san diego
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

After ordering a bottle of white wine from the restaurant list, my husband opened a bottle of our red wine and was then told we could not drink our own wine. We have never been to a California restaurant where we could not bring any wine. The restaurant was very noisy and the staff looked harried. The langoustines (shrimp really)... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

It is a beautiful space. Nice atmosphere. Piano player was excellent. The service was efficient. I had the caesar salad and Sole. Both dishes were average at best. The bread was not good and this is a French restaurant so the bread should have been good. It was dry and lacked substance. The thing that bothered me the most was... More 

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Additional Information about Le Paon Restaurant

Address: 73399 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260
Phone Number: 760-610-5320
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: French

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